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Pacific Rim is a american film of genre Science fiction directed by Guillermo del Toro released in USA on 12 july 2013 with Charlie Hunnam

Pacific Rim (2013)

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Pacific Rim is a 2013 American science fiction monster film directed by Guillermo del Toro, and starring Charlie Hunnam, Idris Elba, Rinko Kikuchi, Charlie Day, Robert Kazinsky, Max Martini, and Ron Perlman. The screenplay is by Travis Beacham and del Toro, with a story by Beacham.

The film is set in the 2020s, when Earth is at war with the Kaijus, colossal monsters which have emerged from an interdimensional portal on the bottom of the Pacific Ocean. To combat the monsters, humanity unites to create the Jaegers, gigantic humanoid mechas each controlled by at least two pilots, whose minds are joined by a neural bridge. Focusing on the war's later days, the story follows Raleigh Becket, a washed-up Jaeger pilot called out of retirement and teamed with rookie pilot Mako Mori as part of a last-ditch effort to defeat the Kaijus.

Principal photography began on November 14, 2011 in Toronto and lasted through April 2012. The film was produced by Legendary Pictures and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It was released on July 12, 2013 including releases in 3-D and IMAX 3D, receiving generally positive reviews; the visual effects and action sequences were highly praised. While the film was a box office disappointment in the United States, it was highly successful in other territories. It earned a worldwide total of more than $411 million, including $114 million in China, its largest market, becoming Del Toro's most commercially successful film to date. A sequel with the working title Maelstrom was announced in 2014, and was scheduled to be released by Universal Pictures on August 4, 2017. In September 2015, the sequel was reported to have been "halted indefinitely" however, Del Toro and Universal Pictures confirmed that the sequel has only been delayed and will continue to proceed forward.

Synopsis

In 2013, Earth's coastal cities come under attack from Kaijus, colossal beasts that periodically emerge from a dimensional portal on the Pacific Ocean floor called "The Breach." To fight them, the Pacific Rim nations build the Jaegers, equally colossal humanoid war machines. Each Jaeger is controlled by two or more pilots whose brains are linked, called "drifting" to share the heavy mental load of operating the machine. The Jaegers are initially effective, but many are destroyed as the Kaijus grow more powerful and their attacks become more frequent. In 2025, the participating governments deem the Jaeger program unsustainable and discontinue it in favor of building defensive coastal walls. The four remaining Jaegers are redeployed to Hong Kong to protect the coast until the walls are completed. Jaeger commander Stacker Pentecost resolves to make a last-ditch attempt to end the Kaiju threat by destroying The Breach with a nuclear weapon, even though past nuclear strikes on the portal have been unsuccessful.

Actors

Charlie Hunnam

(Raleigh Becket)
Idris Elba

(Stacker Pentecost)
Rinko Kikuchi

(Mako Mori)
Charlie Day

(Dr. Newton Geiszler)
Clifton Collins, Jr.

(Tendo Choi)
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